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“There is a certain way that life ought to be, an ideal way, a perfect way, and there is the way that life is, not quite the opposite of ideal, not quite the opposite of perfect, it just is not quite the way it should be but not quite the way it should not be either; I mean to say that in any situation, only one or two, maybe even three out of ten, things are just what you have been praying for.”


Jamaica Kincaid, The Autobiography of My Mother
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The Autobiography of My Mother The Autobiography of My Mother by Jamaica Kincaid
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